Abrar Ahmed

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EU calls on US to rebuild trust over data transfers

<b>Fears about the extent of US cyber-spying have prompted the European Commission to demand guarantees to protect its citizens.</b><p>Brussels and Washington currently recognise the Safe Harbour Principles, designed to ensure US companies respect the fact personal data protection is considered a right in …

Cyber Monday alert: $150 off no-contract Moto X, including custom and dev versions

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>Even with more powerful phones out on the market, I still consider the Moto X to be among the best Android phones you can buy …

Nokia doubles down on a popular Windows Phone with the Lumia 525

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Recent reports indicate the best selling Windows Phone is Nokia’s Lumia 520(s nok). If true, it makes sense why Nokia is …

This Man Thinks He Can 3-D Print An Entire House

Scientists already are working on 3-D printing organs. If we can do that, a house should be easy.<p>While enthusiasts believe that there will eventually be a 3-D printer in every home, University of Southern California professor Berokh Khoshnevis has spent the last decade working on a far bigger …

Forget Solar Panels: This Sun-Powered Light Doesn’t Need Electricity

A simple coating to a building’s windows can redirect incoming sunlight to where it’s needed–say, on a ceiling for an ambient glow or to a desk fixture so you can get to work.<p>Picture a dark, windowless office–the sort of depressing scene where telemarketers sit in cubicles or Peggy Olson first …

Clean Energy

The perils of sungrazing

AMATEUR stargazers have been hoping for a bright Christmas. If all goes well in the coming weeks then a comet called C/2012 S1—better known as ISON, …

Microsoft's Xbox Video website is now live, though it doesn't stream in HD

We already knew Microsoft was working to bring its Xbox Video service to the web, and today it's finally live. If you go to video.xbox.com, you'll be able to watch TV shows and movies, including items you may have already purchased from another Windows device. The only catch is that you won't be …